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A collection of five photographs of African American Buffalo soldiers. One of the frequent assignments of Buffalo Soldiers was to assist the early frontiers of the Western United States. These African American soldiers contributed greatly to pathfinding, road and trail construction, building telegraph lines, and mapping out much of the frontier for homesteaders. The collection includes a photographic postcard depicting Buffalo Soldiers alongside white soldiers escorting a wagon train; a...
1890 - 1910
A collection of Southern California memorabilia and ephemera collected by John F. Merritt, founder of Californians for Preservation Action and its successor organization, California Preservation Foundation (CPF). The collection contains postcards, pamphlets, magazines, produce crate labels, prints, comic books, illustrations, and countercultural political materials created between 1899 and 2005, with the bulk of the collection spanning from 1910 to 1970.
1899 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1910 - 1970
The Travel and tourism ephemera collection consists of materials both informational and commemorative in nature, dating from the years 1896 to 2013. The contents of the collection are varied in both format and geographic location. The majority of the material focuses on points of interest in California, with a significant number of items dealing with Los Angeles and the surrounding areas including information about tourist sites and souvenir booklets and items such as postcards....
1896 - 2013